Understanding Dementia workshop in Barriere

“Understanding Dementia, Communication and Behaviour”, on Monday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. at the Barriere Ridge

Are you caring for a person with dementia, or do you know someone who is?  The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is presenting a workshop called “Understanding Dementia, Communication and Behaviour”, on Monday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. at the Ridge,.

The workshop is an education session for family members caring for a person with dementia.  Attendees will learn about the different types of dementia and practical coping strategies; tools for effective, meaningful communication with the person with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia; and behaviour as a form of communication and tips for understanding what the person with dementia might be trying to communicate.

While there is no cost for attending this workshop, donations to the Alzheimer Society will be accepted and pre-registration is required.  To register, call Joanne at 250-318-1674, or Tara at 250-377-8200, or email:  thildebrand@alzheimerbc.org.